Football/Soccer Session (U13): TECHNICAL - LOFTED BALL - REGIONAL MEETING (Start Time: 2016-09-29 09:00:00)

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CP De Vera, Adult Member

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CP De Vera
Name: CP De Vera
City: New York
Country: United States of America
Rank: Elite – 7 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer
Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up

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Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Juggling Warm-Up
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Juggling Warm-Up (5 mins)

Organization:

15x30 yard grid, each Players in groups.

Instructions:

- Players juggle in a specific pattern or sequence.

Coaching Points:

- Players try to improve their touches (suppleness, control and foot-eye coordination) by juggling with different surfaces of their feet & body.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Dynamic Movement

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Dynamic Movement (10 mins)

Organization:

15x20 yard area

Two teams of 6 (adjust for additional numbers)

Instructions:

- In pairs, agility and dynamic warm-up

Coaching Points:

- Quick feet

- Acceleration

Progressions:


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme

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Main Theme (20 mins)

Organization:

40x50 yard area.

Partners with 1 ball.

Instructions:

- Players move throughout the area looking to strike a lofted ball to their partner.

Coaching Points:

- Head up to observe space.

- Determine proper angle of approach to loft ball.

- Hip of non-kicking leg tucked under body.

- Inside of big toe brushes along ground (to get proper contact on foot - inside of laces).

- Keep head still and eyes focused on the ball

- Strike ball appropriately (low).

- Follow through towards target.

Progressions:

- Option 2: Cruyff turn.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Main Theme II

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Main Theme II (25 mins)

Organization:

40x60 yard area.

Players set as shown.

Instructions:

- The attacking team of five players attempt to score.

Coaching Points:

- Stay spread - distance between players - create width and depth.

- Support on the ball - keep movement sharp - move when ball moves.

- Look to interchange positions - make runs in front of defenders so they become distracted.

- Recognition of which player to cross into.

Progresions:

- Option 2: Cruyff turn.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Conditioned Game

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Conditioned Game (15 mins)

Organization:

- Regular area.

- 2-teams; 11v11.

- Channels on the wide areas as shown.

Instructions:

- Players play regular game.

- As the ball gets wide, only 1 defender can move into the area.

- Look to get a cross into the area.

Coaching Points:

- Short passing to draw defenders close.

- Long passing to penetrate and unbalance.

- Lofted ball over the defenders.

- Movement off the ball to create passing angles.

Progressions:

- Multiple players allowed in the channels.

- Option 2: Cruyff Turn.


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Free Play

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Free Play (15 mins)

Organization:

- Regular area.

- 2-teams, 11v11.

Instructions:

- Free play.

Coaching Points:

- Spatial awareness.

- Recognition of when to attack space and go 1v1.

- When to look to play a pass to teammate.

- Looking for end product.

Progressions:


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